Mitchell Marsh played stormy innings as soon as he became captain, South Africa lost by 111 runs in T20 match
Highlights of South Africa vs Australia 1st T20 match: The first T20 International match between Australia and South Africa was played in Durban, in which Australia won by 111 runs and won the second biggest T20 International win. Captain Mitchell Marsh had an important contribution in this victory of Australia.
Marsh played an inning of 92 * runs in 49 balls with 13 fours and 2 sixes, due to which the team managed to put 226 runs on the board for 6 wickets in 20 overs. Apart from Captain Marsh, while batting at number six for the team, Team David scored 64 runs in 28 balls with the help of 7 fours and 4 sixes. In response, Africa’s team was all out for 115 in 15.3 overs.
Africa did not get a good start
The South African team, which came out to chase the runs, could not get a good start. The team already lost the first wicket in the form of Temba Bavuma on the fifth ball of the over. Bavuma returned to the pavilion without playing an account. After this, the team’s innings was somewhat stable that on the fifth ball of the fifth over, the team got a second blow in the form of Rasi van der Dussen (21) on the score of 47 runs. Rassie van der Dussen was looking in good touch. He hit 2 sixes and 2 fours in his innings.
Continuation of falling wickets
South Africa could not handle itself and the process of falling wickets of the team continued. Captain Aiden Markram (7) returned to the pavilion on the last ball of the 7th over. Then on the third ball of the 9th over, Dewald Brewis (5) lost his wicket and Tristan Stubbs became the victim of a golden duck on the very next ball. In this way, Africa lost half of its wickets in 8.4 overs.
Then the innings recovered for some time, but Tanveer Sangha showed the way to the pavilion to Marco Jason (20) on the last ball of the 13th over. After this, Gerald Coetzee (1) was dismissed on the very first ball of the next over. Then on the fifth ball of the 13th over, Lisad Williams (1) lost the wicket. Then the team got the 9th blow in the form of Reeza Hendrix who came on the opening. Hendrix got out after scoring 56 runs in 43 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes. In the end, the team lost its last wicket in the form of Tabrez Shamsi (0) on the third ball of the 16th over.
Australian bowlers shone brightly
Excellent bowling was seen from Australia. Tanwari Sangha took maximum 4 wickets for the team. Apart from this, Marcus Stoinis took 3 wickets in his name. Spencer Johnson got 2 and Sean Abbott got 1 success.
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